Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 71 points (-0.4%) at 16,411 as of Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,418 issues advancing vs. 1,488 declining with 174 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Gazit-Globe ( GZT), down 3.5%, Retail Properties of American ( RPAI), down 2.0%, Prologis ( PLD), down 0.9% and Kimco Realty ( KIM), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), up 2.2%, Digital Realty ( DLR), up 1.0%, Ventas ( VTR), up 0.9% and Health Care REIT ( HCN), up 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. CBL & Associates Properties ( CBL) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, CBL & Associates Properties is down $0.76 (-4.2%) to $17.25 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of CBL & Associates Properties exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.07-$17.73 after having opened the day at $17.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.01. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. is a public real estate investment trust. It engages in acquisition, development, and management of properties. The fund invests in the real estate markets of United States. Its portfolio consists of enclosed malls and open-air centers. CBL & Associates Properties has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate CBL & Associates Properties a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CBL & Associates Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full CBL & Associates Properties Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.